News

This section features news, events and staff and Trustee vacancies from across the museum and heritage sector.

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Lily Parr: Trailblazer for women’s football

MUSEUM’S NEW DISPLAY OPENS AHEAD OF ANNIVERSARY OF BAN  Lily Parr – one of football’s first female superstars – gets a new permanent museum dis…

AIM members keep safety measures in place

As COVID-19 restrictions across England are lifted, we’ve taken a look at the approaches that just some AIM members are taking. According to statements on their social media and websites, …

The impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural engagement for deaf and disabled people

This research project is being conducted by Bea Anderton, Community Leadership student at University of Central Lancashire. Bea has been exploring the impact of COVID-19 on arts and cultural…

Rebuilding Heritage – last chance to apply for support

Free specialist support, training and events for the heritage sector T…

Diane Reid becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts

Becomes first female chair of Lakeland Arts in its history. Former BBC programme maker becomes Chair of Lakeland Arts Board of Trustees. Diane Reid worked on shows like Anti…

Art Fund ensures national treasures stay in the UK

Art Fund has long campaigned to improve the export licence system that protects our national treasures from being sold overseas. Sarah Philp, Art Fund’s director of programme and policy, …

Museum Profile – Dr Jenner’s House

General manager Owen Gower introduces the fascinating museum which preserves the birthplace of vaccination. Tucked away on a quiet lane in the Gloucestershire market town of…

Steps to Sustainability round 2 applications now open

About the programme This programme, starting in September 2021, will provide a pathway for a further 30 heritage organisations across the UK to be ambitious, forward thinkin…

WCVA – Wales voluntary sector income survey

Richard Newton Consulting and the Chartered Institute of Fundraising Cymru are undertaking an assignment of work on behalf of WCVA to understand more about fundraising in Wales. In particular the a…

Rebuilding Heritage free consultancy and training

Applications are open – deadline 1 June https://rebuildingheritage.org.uk/bookingnow/…

Nominations open for the Family Friendly Museum Award 2021

Museums, galleries and heritage sites are invited to compete for the title of the UK’s most family friendly museum. Each year Kids in Museums puts the power in families’ hands to crown t…

Vaccinations at Salisbury Cathedral

The Very Reverend Nicholas Papadopulos, Dean of Salisbury explains how AIM member Salisbury Cathedral got involved with the vaccination effort. When the news about the avail…

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